Stefania Milan

University of Amsterdam

Department of Media Studies

Turfdraagsterpad 9

Amsterdam, 1012 XT

Netherlands

http://mediastudies.nl

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

The Alternative Epistemologies of Data Activism

Forthcoming in Digital Culture & Society, special issue 'The Politics of Big Data' (2016)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Oct 2016
Stefania Milan and Lonneke van der Velden
University of Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam
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datafication, data activism, resistance, engagement, democratic agency, Social Movement Studies, Science and Technology Studies

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Ways of Seeing Data: Towards a Critical Literacy for Data Visualizations as Research Objects and Research Devices

Forthcoming in Sebastian Kubitschko and Anne Kaun (eds.) (2016) Innovative Methods in Media and Communication Research. London: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Oct 2016
King's College London, Ghent University, University of Amsterdam and Politecnico di Milano - DensityDesign Research Lab
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data visualisation, dataviz, critical literacy, data literacy, data infrastructures, STS, science and technology studies, history and philosophy of sciences, media studies, visual culture, data, dashboards

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Data Activism as the New Frontier of Media Activism

in "Media Activism in the Digital Age", edited by Goubin Yang and Viktor Pickard, Routledge (2017)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2017
Stefania Milan
University of Amsterdam
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Wisdom of the Crowd: Multistakeholder Perspectives on the Fake News Debate

Internet Policy Review series, Annenberg School of Communication (2018)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Jun 2018
Vidushi Marda and Stefania Milan
Article 19: Global Campaign for Free Expression and University of Amsterdam
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fake news, misinformation, social media, platforms, online content regulation, internet governance, multistakeholder governance, procedural fitness, Terms of Services, chilling effects, censorship, digital literacy, media literacy, civil society

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Hacktivism as a Radical Media Practice

in The Routledge Companion to Alternative and Community Media, edited by Chris Atton, Routledge, 2015, pp. 550-560
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Stefania Milan
University of Amsterdam
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hacktivism, activism, hacking, Anonymous, radical media, media practice

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The Internet as a Global/Local Site of Contestation: The Case of Iran

In Celikates, R., J. de Kloet, E. Peeren & T. Poell (Eds.) 2017. Global Cultures of Contestation. London: Palgrave MacMillan
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2020
Mahsa Alimardani and Stefania Milan
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute and University of Amsterdam
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Iran, Telegram, Twitter, Digital Activism, Information Controls

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From Social Movements to Cloud Protesting: The Evolution of Collective Identity

Information, Communication & Society, 18(8), pp. 887-900
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Dec 2016
Stefania Milan
University of Amsterdam
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protest, social media, collective identity, materiality, visibility

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Political Agency, Digital Traces, and Bottom-Up Data Practices

International Journal of Communication, Special Section 'Digital Traces in Context', edited by Andreas Hepp, and Andreas Breiter, Volume 12, 2018, pp. 507-525
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2018
Stefania Milan
University of Amsterdam
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Datafication, Bottom-Up Data Practices, Digital Traces, Political Agency

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Technopolitics in the Age of Big Data

in 'Networks, Movements & Technopolitics in Latin America: Critical Analysis and Current Challenges.', edited by F. Sierra Caballero and Tommaso Gravante, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 95-109
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2018
Miren Gutierrez and Stefania Milan
University of Deusto and University of Amsterdam
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data activism, Latin America, InfoAmazonia, proactive data activism, agency

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Mobilizing in Times of Social Media. From a Politics of Identity to a Politics of Visibility

Milan, Stefania (2015). Mobilizing in Times of Social Media. From a Politics of Identity to a Politics of Visibility. In Critical Perspectives on Social Media and Protest, edited by Dencik and Leistert, Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 53-71
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Dec 2016
Stefania Milan
University of Amsterdam
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social media, activism, cloud protesting, collective identity, surveillance, self-surveillance

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Coding and Encoding Rights in Internet Infrastructure. Sociotechnical Imaginaries and Grassroots Ordering in Internet Governance

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Nov 2016
Stefania Milan and Niels Ten Oever
University of Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam
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ICANN, Civil society, Human rights, Sociotechnical imaginaries, Bottom-up design

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Big Data from the South: The Beginning of a Conversation We Must Have

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2017
Stefania Milan and Emiliano Trere
University of Amsterdam and Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro (UAQ) - Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales
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big data, datafication, South, critical data studies, activism, alternatives

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The Materiality of Clouds. Beyond a Platform-Specific Critique of Contemporary Activism

In Social Media Materialities and Protest: Critical Reflections, edited by Mette Mortensen, Christina Neumayer, and Thomas Poell (Routledge, 2018)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Mar 2018
Stefania Milan
University of Amsterdam
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cloud protesting, social media materialities, infrastructure, collective action, metaphor

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Acting on Data(fication)

Milan, S. (2019). Acting on data(fication). In H. Stephansen & E. Treré (Eds.), Citizen Media and Practice: Currents, Connections, Challenges (pp. 212–226). London: Routledge
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Dec 2019
Stefania Milan
University of Amsterdam
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data activism, political agency, big data, datafication, civic engagement, political participation, media practice, data practices

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Liberated Technology: Inside Emancipatory Communication Activism

Stefania Milan (2016). Liberated Technology. In Civic Media. Technology, Design, Practice, edited by Gordon and Mihailidis, MIT Press, pp. 107-124
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Dec 2016
Stefania Milan
University of Amsterdam
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civic media, emancipatory communication activism, social justice, social movements, participation

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Human Rights and the Media/Protest Assemblage

in The Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights, edited by Howard Tumber, Silvio Waisbord (2017), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Stefania Milan
University of Amsterdam
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protest, protest activism, human rights, right to protest, right to communicate, social movements, media studies, social movements studies, cloud protesting, digital rights

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Through a Glass, Darkly: Everyday Acts of Authoritarianism in the Liberal West

International Journal of Communication, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jun 2018
Arne Hintz and Stefania Milan
Central European University (CEU) and University of Amsterdam
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authoritarian practices, surveillance, surveillance cultures, liberal democracy, internet freedoms

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Internet Architecture and Human Rights: Beyond the Human Rights Gap

Forthcoming (2019) 11(1) Special Issue: ‘Internet Architecture and Human Rights’ Policy & Internet , UNSW Law Research Paper No. 19-10
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2019
Monika Zalnieriute and Stefania Milan
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of Amsterdam
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Internet governance, human rights, IGF, ICANN, Internet architecture, DNS, civil liberties

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When Algorithms Shape Collective Action: Social Media and the Dynamics of Cloud Protesting

Social Media + Society, July-December 2015 vol. 1 no. 2
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Dec 2016
Stefania Milan
University of Amsterdam
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activism, protest, social movements, algorithms, cloud protesting

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Stealing the Fire. Communication for Development from the Margins of Cyberspace

in Voice & Matter. Communication, Development and the Cultural Return, edited by Thomas Tufte and Oscar Hemer, NORDICOM, pp. 59-70
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Stefania Milan
University of Amsterdam
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tech activism, emancipatory communication practices, prefigurative realities, deconstruction of technology, hacker ethics

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From Data Politics to the Contentious Politics of Data

Beraldo, D., & Milan, S. (2019). From data politics to the contentious politics of data. Big Data & Society. DOI: 10.1177/2053951719885967
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Dec 2019
Davide Beraldo and Stefania Milan
University of Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam
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data politics, contentious politics of data, data activism, agency, data practices, social movement studies, science and technology studies

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Involving Communities as Skilled Learners: The STRAP Framework

Methodological Reflections on Researching Communication and Social Change, edited by N. Wildermuth and T. Ngomba, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, pp. 9-28
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
Chiara Milan and Stefania Milan
Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, Scuola Normale Superiore and University of Amsterdam
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communication for development and social change, ethics of research, accountability, power, translation

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The Four Invisible Enemies in the First Pandemic of the 'Datafied Society'

Di Salvo, P. and Milan, S. (2020). The Four Invisible Enemies in the First Pandemic of the "Datafied Society", Open Democracy, 8 June
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Jun 2020
Philip Di Salvo and Stefania Milan
Università della Svizzera italiana and University of Amsterdam
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datafied society, COVID-19, pandemic, coronavirus, positivism, data, digital vigilantism, misinformation, infodemia, surveillance, normalization of surveillance, contact tracing app

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Broadening Voices: Grassroots Tech Groups and Policy Objectives for Internet Governance

GigaNet: Global Internet Governance Academic Network, Annual Symposium 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jun 2016
Stefania Milan, Arne Hintz and Adilson Cabral
University of Amsterdam, Central European University (CEU) and Universidade Federal Fluminense
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GigaNet

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The Way is the Goal. Interview with Maqui, Indymedia London / IMC-UK Network Activist

International Journal of E-Politics, 1(1), 88-91, January-March 2010
Posted: 03 Jan 2020
Stefania Milan
University of Amsterdam

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digital activism, Indymedia, media activism, social movements, anti-globalisation, global justice movement, People's Global Action, Indymedia, Independent Media Centre